Monday , 10 August 2020

Iran: Man Executed in Isfahan

Iran Human Rights (IHR) – A man was hanged at Isfahan Central Prison for murder charges Thursday.

On the morning of Thursday, September 26, a man was hanged at Isfahan Central Prison for murder charges, Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

According to the Head of Isfahan’s Judiciary, Mohammadreza Habibi, the prisoner was sentenced to death for murdering a truck driver during a robbery. 

Out of the 110 people who were executed in the first half of 2019, 83 were sentenced to qisas (retribution in-kind) for murder.

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